Build a career in Computer Science 

Our online MSc Computer Science courses allow you to develop in-demand skills that can be applied across a diverse range of industries. And as a distance learning student, you’ll have the flexibility to fit your studies around your other life commitments and graduate with a highly sought qualification and knowledge base that will support you in advancing your career or fast-tracking your progression into a new field of work.

You can choose between three specialist Master’s pathways, depending on your academic background and work experience:

  • Artificial Intelligence MSc
  • Cyber Security & Digital Forensics MSc
  • Data Analytics MSc

On-demand webinar: Discover AI

Join Dr George Bargiannis, Deputy Director of the Centre for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, to discover more about intelligent systems and technologies and how you can develop essential skills for a successful career in AI.

Our online Computer Science courses*


Artificial Intelligence MSc

Gain advanced level Artificial Intelligence skills on a BCS accredited course. 

Total tuition fee: £7,920**


Cyber Security and Digital Forensics MSc

Develop advanced level skills in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics.

Total tuition fee: £7,920**


Data Analytics MSc

Kickstart a career in Data Analytics (no previous computing experience required).

Total tuition fee: £7,920**

*All our distance learning Computer Science courses are also available as on-campus programmes, to suit your individual needs.

 **The tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

Multiple start dates

You have the flexibility to start your distance learning course in February, May, September or November.

Get in touch with us to register your interest.

Industry accreditation

Our Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics MSc courses are accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), and the MSc in Cyber Security is provisionally certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – your course content will be relevant and up-to-date and will equip you with the necessary skills to meet the current and emerging needs of industry.

Aligned with the SAS

On the Data Analytics MSc course, you'll have the opportunity to undertake a module which follows training from the SAS, and use its industry leading analytics platform. 


The British Computer Society logo and the National Cyber Security Centre logo.

Entry Requirements

Course Degree required Computing (or related) degree required Other relevant qualifications/work experience considered
Artificial Intelligence MSc  ✔
Cyber Security and Digital Forensics MSc

Data Analytics MSc


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Benefits of distance learning

Discover why distance learning might be ideal for you. 


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Teaching Excellence

Our MSc distance learning courses in Computer Science are delivered 100% online by academics from the University of Huddersfield, meaning you’ll benefit from the same high standards in teaching excellence as our on-campus students.

MSc Computer Science courses at Huddersfield


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